Lester Laminack
Western Carolina University

Lester Laminack is Professor Emeritus from Western Carolina University where he taught writing workshop, children's literature, and reading. His professional books include Learning Under the Influence of Language and Literature and Reading Aloud Across the Curriculum: How to Build Bridges in Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies. He is also the author of four books for children: The Sunsets of Miss Olivia Wiggins, Trevor's Wiggly-Wobbly Tooth, Saturdays and Tea Cakes, and Jake's 100th Day of School. He served three years as coeditor of the NCTE journal Primary Voices and as editor of the Children's Book Review Department of the National Council of Teachers of English journal Language Arts from 2003-2006.

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